Celebrate!38 Artists

It is the role of the artist is to make the revolution irresistible.

 – Toni Cade Cambarayou

Nico Cathcart
VMHC Agent of Change

Nico Cathcart


Nico Cathcart is a painter and muralist hailing from Toronto, Ontario and currently living in Richmond, Virginia. She strives to discuss Feminism and Conservation in her highly-colorful works which often include local flora and fauna, as well as the female form. The artist is in the process of going deaf and often includes birds in her work as a nod to her disability.  Nico recently co-curated the exhibition “Fresh Paint: Murals inspired by the story of Virginia” at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture.  www.nicocathcart.com

Elby Brass
Amping up the FUN!


Elby Brass is Fredericksburg’s homegrown street brass band, specializing in hard-hitting funk, sizzling soul, and shout-along party grooves.



Lily Lamberta
All The Saints Theater Company

Lily LambertaLily creates puppets from found objects, recycled materials, and cardboard boxes, resulting in inexpensive and accessible works capable of telling powerful stories through theatrical performances.  Three of her puppets will be featured in the Celebrate!38 Parade.

All The Saints Theater Company

Lucid Lady
Mood. Moves. Music.

IMG_0859.PNGWith shared roots in Indie, Broadway, Jazz, and Blues, Lucid Lady fuses these various styles to create a unique sound. The band includes songwriters Rebekah Danielson (lead vocals), Savannah Allen (guitar, vocals), Emily Bruzzo (piano, keyboard, synth, vocals), and Wynton Davis (drums, bass, vocals) and focuses on writing honest, colorful, textured original music with a goal of telling stories, starting conversations, and including a little something for everyone.
Lucid Lady

Sisters in Song
Gorgeous Vocals to Stir a Passion

image0.jpegAs the a capella group Sisters in Song, Adia Blackmon-Shabazz, Carla Jackson, and Veda Suggs-Essilfie use their vocal stylings to celebrate culture, lift spirits, and inspire change.





Additional artists and information will be added as confirmed/received.